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flange
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: The transverse flattening of an edge - making a projecting flat rim, collar, or rib on an artifact. It was used to strengthen an object, to guide it, to keep it in place, or allow its attachment to another object. The external ledge of a pottery bowl is often termed this.
flanged ax
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: flanged axehead
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: An early to middle Bronze Age style of flat copper or bronze axe that has the side edges of both faces bent out to form flanges that secure the haft in place and reduce the lateral movement of the haft when the axe is being used.

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